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November-December 2008

Harvard clubs around the country offer a variety of social and intellectual events. For information on upcoming programs, contact your local club directly, call the HAA at 617-495-3070, or visit Among the winter happenings:

On November 12, the Triad Harvard Radcliffe Club of North Carolina offers “Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness after the Digital Explosion,” a lecture by McKay professor of computer science Harry R. Lewis, who also addresses the Harvard Club of Eastern New York on November 19. On the same day, the Harvard Alumni Association of Utah will hear from Ann Braude, director of the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at the Divinity School.

On December 6, the Harvard Club of Boston and the HAA host “A Saturday of Symposia” with a keynote address, “Who’s Afraid of the Fundamentalists?” by Hollis professor of divinity Harvey Cox. Speakers include Aramont professor of the history of science Janet Browne (“Celebrating Darwin in 2009: Charles Darwin’s Life, Times, and Origin of Species”); Stare professor of epidemiology and nutrition Walter Willett (“Diet and Health: A Progress Report”); Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies senior scholar Marshall Goldman (“Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the Rise of the New Russia”); and Robinson professor of music Robert Levin (“Who Cares If Classical Music Dies?”).

For further details and registration, please call the Boston club at 617-450-8489, or visit